Reader reaction to Reuters news
Very heavy grapes and gems?
A 6,000-pound ring?
Those of us who are not on your monetary system read this headline to be refer to litigation rergarding the largest grape ever grown. £ would have been clearer and would have saved space.
These versions of the two stories above appeared on our UK site, where most readers would tend to understand that pound referred to price, and not weight. On reuters.com, the figures were converted to dollars. Having said that, to American eyes those references do look kind of funny: GBU Editor